Definition of subclinical in English:

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subclinical

Pronunciation: /ˌsəbˈklinik(ə)l/

adjective

Medicine
Relating to or denoting a disease that is not severe enough to present definite or readily observable symptoms.
Example sentences
  • Overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome have evidence of subclinical cardiovascular disease.
  • We cannot exclude the possibility that some children in our study had subclinical gastrointestinal symptoms before their presentation with autistic behaviour.
  • Improvement was defined as partial or complete resolution of clinical or subclinical symptoms of hepatic encephalopathy.

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Syllabification: sub·clin·i·cal

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